Liverpool Beatles Museum

23 Mathew Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L2 6RE

Tel: +44 (0)151 236 1337

Two people are walking down a stairway which has lots of Beatles related prints and posters on the wall and guitars.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£15.00 per ticket
Child (Under 16)£7.50 per ticket
Children Under 5Free
Concessions£10.00 per ticket
Family£35.00 per ticket
Parties over 10£10.00 per ticket

Children under the age of 5yrs can enter for free when accompanied by an adult.

About

The Grade 2 listed building that houses this breath-taking collection of over 1000 items is situated in the heart of Liverpool on the world-famous Mathew Street only yards away from the Cavern Club.

Visitors will be swept along on a wave of unimaginable nostalgia as they explore first hand an awe inspiring wealth of authentic items including, guitars and drums from the Hamburg days, interviews with those that took part in the journey including Sir Paul McCartney, John Lennon’s itinerary from their first American tour, the mysterious cello from “Magical Mystery Tour”, medals from the pop art masterpiece “Sgt Pepper”, the earliest ever enchanting footage of the Beatles playing live, genuine gold and platinum discs, quirky props from their films and photo shoots, personal letters and belongings, seats from Shea Stadium and Candlestick Park, spotlights and studio monitors from the iconic Abbey Road Studios and so much more.

The Liverpool Beatles Museum promises to provide an unforgettable experience that visitors will cherish and remember for years and years to come.

Where does the collection come from?

The intriguing collection belongs to Roag Best who has been hoarding Beatles memorabilia for over thirty years. Roag’s father was the late Neil Aspinall. Neil was the Beatles’ Road Manager and confidante and later became head of Apple Corps spearheading such Beatle ventures as Beatles No 1, Let It Be Naked, The Anthology and Love (Cirque du Soleil). The Beatles counted Neil as their friend and he was trusted by them implicitly. Neil was constantly surrounded by The Beatles and so, throughout his life, was Roag.

Roag’s brother is Pete Best. He was a member of The Beatles for two years from 1960-1962 and was in for the ride from the seminal Casbah Coffee Club through to Hamburg, the Cavern and ultimately Abbey Road Studios. Pete’s insights into the early years are without doubt of crucial significance to the universal legend that is The Beatles.

Roag’s mother was the pioneering Mona Best. As the founder of the Casbah Coffee Club, the first rock and roll club in Liverpool, Mona has been dubbed the “Mother of Mersey beat”. She provided The Beatles with a venue to practice and perform in that Sir Paul McCartney affectionately refers to as “our club”. She managed many of their early business affairs and amongst many other things championed their return to Hamburg after their deportation.

Set to the musical backdrop that changed the world and inspired a generation, the provenance of this fascinating collection is unparalleled globally and thanks to Roag’s rare, deep and personal connections, visitors will find themselves shoulder to shoulder with the Beatles on the journey from 1959 to 1970.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Situated in the heart of the cavern Quarter in Liverpool City Centre, Mathew Street is easliy accesible from all the major roads with on and off road parking close by.

Public Transport Directions

Liverpool Lime Street 10 Minutes walk. Merseyrail Northern Line James Street Street Station 5 minutes Liverpool John Lennon International Airport 48 minutes buses 82a and 79. Cruise Teminal 10 minutes by foot.

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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2022
  • Excellent
    385
  • Very Good
    55
  • Average
    24
  • Poor
    8
  • Terrible
    6

Recent Reviews:

  • Garrett S
    Durham, North Carolina, United States
    Great history of the Beatles
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th June 2022
    From the outside, the museum looks like it may not be very impressive but once you get in, you are in for a treat. If you are a Beatles fan, then this museum is a must-see. Set over 3 floors, it is a... Read full review
  • Jen3Fern
    So much to see - not to be missed!
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th June 2022
    Loved everything about this museum. Could spend hours in there. Lots of fascinating memorabilia with details unknown to us. Brings the Beatles back to life! Read full review
  • ojaba
    Orsa, Sweden
    A must for the hard-core Beatlemaniac
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 21st June 2022
    Roag Best, halfbrother to Pete and son of Neil Aspinall, may have the second largest Beatlemania collection after Sir Paul himself. The reason is that the boys - and Neil - did send a lot of stuff to... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00
Tuesday10:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday10:0017:00

* See website for more details

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Regional AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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